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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 3 Dec 2016

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1 19,287 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
2 16,508 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
3 15,055 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
4 12,139 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 10,173 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
6 9,535 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford University - Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 5,191 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 5,068 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
9 4,285 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
10 3,828 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
4 Oct 2016 through 3 Dec 2016

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1 175 Forcing People To Choose Is Paternalistic
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 5 Nov 2016
2 72 Getting Americans to Save: In Defense of (Reformed) Tax Incentives
David Kamin
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 11 Nov 2016
3 70 Calorie Overestimation Bias and Fast Food Products: The Effects of Calorie Labels on Perceived Healthiness and Intent to Purchase
Simon Hedlin
Harvard University
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 9 Oct 2016
4 70 Improving Lawyers' Judgment: Is Mediation Training De-Biasing?
Douglas N. Frenkel and James H. Stark
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 12 Oct 2016
5 31 What Explains Observed Reluctance to Trade? A Comprehensive Literature Review
Kathryn Zeiler
Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
6 28 Group-Shift and the Consensus Effect
David Dillenberger and Collin Raymond
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Amherst College
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 4 Nov 2016
7 21 Written Standards and the Social Licence for Financial Markets
David Rouch
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
8 17 Picking at Morals: Analytical Jurisprudence in the Age of Naturalized Ethics
Alina Ng
Mississippi College School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016





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